THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY
PHOTOGRAPHER'S FEST 2015
Date: 24-26 March
Venue: Bangladesh Shilpokola Academy, 14/3 Segunbagicha, Ramna
"Photographer's Fest– 2015" by Studio Bubbles is going to showcase young photographer's creativity where they will also be able to get photography contracts and much more. Open for all!
BDCYCLISTS INDEPENDENCE DAY RIDE 2015
Date: Thursday, 26 March
Time: 8am - 10am
Venue: Manik Mia Avenue, South Plaza of National Parliament
Celebrate this Independence Day with BDCyclists.They are calling all cyclists to join in the occasion to make it more joyous for everyone. Please Keep in mind -no OVERTAKING , No SPEEDING, No STUNT during the ride.
Reporting time: 7.30am;ride starts: 8am, meeting point: Manik Mia Avenue;distance: 15 km.
Recommended dress code: Green or red T-shirt.
AMERICAN CENTER CINEMA: MICHAEL JACKSON'S THISIS IT
Date: Wednesday, 26 March
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Venue:The American Center, Plot No -1, ProgatiSharani, J-Block, Baridhara, Dhaka (Opposite the U.S. Embassy Dhaka, next to Notun Bazar by the Maa O Shishu Clinic)
American Center is screening "Michael Jackson's This Is It," a documentary film featuring a compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of pop music legend Michael Jackson, as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows.The film show is free and open for all.
GRAND OPENING OF PERIWINKLE
Date: Thursday, 26 March
Time: 3.30pm - 9pm
Venue:Plot- 67/D, 2nd Floor, Block- E, Road- 11, Banani
Periwinkle proudly announces the grand opening of their brand new showroom at Banani11. Come and grab the best collections of the season for your little birdie and also for yourself. The showroom will offer something for everybody as there will be a counter of the latest urban footwear brand "Step" with colourful shoes and sandals! There will be a counter of the famous French brand "Pierre Cardin"showcasing the Premium Range of Travel goods and accessories. There will also be a counter of the leading brand of health shoes "Dr. Kong". So please mark your calendars to attend the joyous opening ceremony of Periwinkle on 26March.Event, not to be missed!
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER, DIVERSITY AND DEVELOPMENT (ICGDD)
Date: 27-29 March
Venue: Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University Of Dhaka, Dhaka
The conference scheduled for 27-29March, 2015 is being organised against the backdrop of renewed conversations amongst the various stakeholders relating to women's inadequate access to, and use of socio economic inputs for empowerment.
The Department of Women and Gender Studies (DWGS) had planned this conference so that there emerges a collective voice contributing to the ongoing discussions, intent on framing guideline for gender equality. Based on an understanding of the present priorities the conference is intended to serve as a platform for scholars and activists for sharing their views informed by their experiences in research and activism in their respective counties and/or regions with respect to gender, diversity and development.
For more information, updates and useful links, please visit log onto: http://www.dwgscon.com
DATE SATURDAY, 28 MARCH
Venue: Red Shift Coffee Lounge, Radius Centre, 5th Floor, Bay's Galleria, 57 Gulshan Avenue
Red Shift is delighted to host a concert by Shakila Ahmed Tora, a Bangladeshi now settled in California, USA. She was trained under Sanjeev Dey and Ustad Dilshad Khan and has worked closely with Ustad Hariharan in the recording studio.
She is visiting Dhaka as part of a tour of the subcontinent and she is all set to enthrall the audience with her range of exquisitely rendered ghazals, among them the works of Mirza Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz and other perennia lfavourites.
Tickets: Tk.600 available at Radius/Red Shift. (Please buy your tickets early as seats are limited.)
SUNDAY MOVIE NIGHT
Date: Sunday,29 March
Venue: Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, House 10, Road 9(New), Dhanmondi R/A
Every last Sunday of the month Goethe Institute shows independent and experimental films as well as documentaries from Germany. The films are screened with English subtitles. This week's pick is: Kebab Connection, directed by Anno Saul (2004, 96 min).
Ibo is an aspiring filmmaker of Turkish descent living in the German city of Hamburg, who makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. A clash of cultures and pre-parental anxiety ensues after Ibo's German girlfriend announces that she's pregnant. Ibo makes attempts at getting it right, but as the birth approaches, he's still not ready. In the background is a feud between the kebab joint and a Greek taverna across the street.
AMERICAN CENTER MUSIC BUZZ
Date: Monday, 30 March
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Venue: The American Center, Dhaka, Embassy of the United States of America, Plot No-1, ProgatiSharaniJ-Block, Baridhara, Dhaka (Opposite from the U.S. Embassy Dhaka, next to Notun Bazar by the Maa O Shishu Clinic)
Do you have any special musical talent? The American Center presents Music Buzz, a music club offered every other Monday in the American Center library. We welcome all vocalists, musicians and anybody who just feels like jamming to good music. The program is free and open for all.